Following the 2hr15min red flag period for adverse weather conditions, Filipe Albuquerque and Scott Pruett have resumed where their co-drivers Christian Fittipaldi and Dane Cameron left off.
After a couple of false starts as Spencer Pigot, Dorsey Schroeder, Kyle Marcelli and Misha Goikhberg all spun on cold tires, the AX Racing Corvette DPs started laying down some fast lap times and pulling away from the opposition.
At half distance, the impressive Alegra Motorsports Riley-BMW of Daniel Morad is leading the polesitting Michael Shank Racing Ligier-Honda of Oswaldo Negri, Marc Goossens in the VisitFlorida.com Corvette DP and the similar car of Ricky Taylor (Wayne Taylor Racing).
GTLM is led by the two Porsches of Nick Tandy and Michael Christensen, with Dirk Werner’s BMW M6 in third ahead of the #3 Corvette of Jan Magnussen.
The problems for Marcelli and Goikhberg have left Colin Braun sitting pretty at the front of PC in the CORE autosport entry, ahead of Robert Alon for PR1/Mathiasen.
In GTD, Corey Lewis has put the #16 Change Racing Lamborghini ahead of Matteo Cressoni in the Spirt of Race Ferrari 458 and the Audi R8 LMS of Matt Bell (Stevenson Motorsports).